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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Payment of prosecutorial fine

Section 21: Payment of prosecutorial fine

This section sets out the detailed arrangements for the payment of a prosecutorial fine.

Sums paid by way of a prosecutorial fine for an offence are treated as if they were fines imposed on summary conviction of that offence to allow the use of existing court fine recovery and compensation payment mechanisms.

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